Lake Travis TX Fishing

If you’re looking to experince Texas Fishing, Lake Travis offers some of the best fishing! The lake has been stocked with several species of fish intended to improve the utility of the reservoir for recreational fishing. Fish present in Lake Travis include largemouth bass, guadalupe bass, white bass, striped bass, catfish and sunfish. Visit the Texas Parks & Wildlife™ for regulations.

Lake Characteristics
Location: On the Colorado River northwest of Austin in Travis and Burnet counties
Surface area: 18,622 acres
Maximum depth: 190 feet
Impounded: 1942

Water Conditions
Current Lake Level
Conservation Pool Elevation: 681 ft. msl, but lake is usually below this level
Fluctuation: High, 10-20 feet
Normal Clarity: Clear to slightly off-color in upper sections